book buzz

January 19, 2017
Revised

Book Buzz: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison Sometimes a book’s title really draws in readers, but the 2017 Whatcom READS! selection, The Revised Fundamentals of […]
January 12, 2017
deepest roots

Book Buzz: The Deepest Roots

The Deepest Roots: Finding Food and Community on a Pacific Northwest Island by Kathleen Alcalá Sustainability. Buy local. Support local farmers. All are mantras of the […]
December 30, 2016
swans

Book Buzz: The Swans of Fifth Avenue

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin Before the Kardashians, before The Real Housewives of New York, there were the Swans—ultra-rich, beautiful women who ruled […]
December 22, 2016
political

Book Buzz: Political Prose

Political Prose: Understanding Post-election America The explosion of new books exploring the political/cultural/social climate of America’s recent election demonstrates that, when people are trying to make […]
December 22, 2016
black-water

Book Buzz: Black Water

Black Water by Louise Doughty Jakarta, 1965. In the aftermath of a failed coup attempt, the military-led Indonesian government purged thousands upon thousands of communists, leftists […]